The Engineering Society of York

Automation and Robotics Lab

‌The Automation and Robotics lab provides students and faculty with state-of-the-art tools for studying topics in automation, control, and robotics. 

This lab supports the interdisciplinary Controls Stem courses:

  • System Modeling and Analysis
  • Automatic Control
  • Applied Control 

In particular, the lab is home to the following hardware:

  • Quanser rotary servo systems
  • Clearpath Chameleon mobile robots
  • Educational Control Products Rectilinear Plant
  • Motoman industrial manipulator
  • Yamaha industrial manipulators

Furthermore, the lab is outfitted with laptop computers that are loaded with modern control system modeling and programming tools such as:

  • Mathworks Matlab/Simulink
  • Quanser Quarc
  • NI LabView